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The Summit will bring policymakers and regulators together with industry executives to assess how best to solve energy market issues in ERCOT

ERCOT has long enjoyed the reputation of being an extremely liquid market, but the long-term view needed to strategically shape portfolios and profit there has become decidedly cloudy. The closure of coal plants suggests resource adequacy issues will emerge, but power pricing from the summer of 2018 did not reach levels to trigger new builds of conventional generation. At the same time, an enormous wave of solar is on the horizon. The growing movement to co-locate storage with wind and solar PV is changing perceptions of what is necessary to assure reliability. Add in the impacts of growing transmission constraints and a burgeoning credit crisis in the retail market, the one clear thing is that companies must explore how these fundamental changes will drive development and risk mitigation strategies to ensure profitability.

ERCOT Market Summit 2019 will examine potential new market rules and economic drivers, while bringing policy-makers together with utility, solar, wind, IPP and other executives to explore the potential solutions and opportunities. They will examine the potential impacts of an anticipated upsurge in solar capacity not only on power prices but also resource adequacy, and how the changing generation mix will drive opportunities for storage, DR and aggregated DERs to meet market needs.

A Who’s Who of Key Players Address:

  • Resource adequacy, asset valuation and portfolio strategies in light of coal plant retirements and the coming enormous solar buildout
  • How collateral calls are creating a credit crisis and threatening REPs and the retail market
  • End-user, public power, and co-op executives needs for power development and delivery in Texas
  • New strategies for managing transmission congestion, basis and commodity risks
  • How adding storage to wind & PV solar can drastically increase plant profitability in ERCOT
Interested in Speaking?

Contact Katherine Blair
katherineb@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 22


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Jeffrey Shapiro
jeffreys@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 65

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Participating Organizations

  • AEP Energy Partners
  • Aggreko Microgrid and Storage Solutions
  • Ambit Energy
  • AP Gas & Electric
  • APE&G
  • Apex Compressed Air Energy Storage
  • Apex Energy 
  • Association of Electric Companies of Texas
  • Austin Energy
  • Brazos Electric Power Cooperative
  • Calpine Corporation
  • Caprock Renewables
  • Citibank
  • Citigroup
  • Clean TX
  • CPower Energy Management
  • Cypress Creek Renewables
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables North America
  • Electric Power Engineers
  • Electric Transmission Texas
  • ENGIE Distributed Solar
  • ENGIE North America
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • ERCOT
  • Hunt Power
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Lower Colorado River Authority
  • Macquarrie Capital
  • NRG Energy
  • Owens Corning
  • Pattern Development
  • PowerFin Partners
  • Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative
  • Recurrent Energy
  • Schneider Electric Renewable Energy and Cleantech Services
  • Skylar Capital Management
  • Skylar Resources
  • Southern Power Company
  • Texas Coalition for Affordable Power
  • Texas Electric Cooperatives
  • Texas House of Representatives
  • Texas Interfaith Center
  • Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance
  • Texas Solar Energy Society
  • Texas Solar Power Association
  • Tri Global Energy
  • Vistra Energy
  • Wind Coalition

Sponsors

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To learn more about all the benefits of sponsoring this event, please contact Jeffrey Shapiro
jeffreys@infocastinc.comevents.com or call 818-888-4444 ext 65.

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Take advantage of the Early Bird rates risk-free! If an Early Bird registration is later canceled, an administrative charge will not be applied and the full tuition amount will be refunded.

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For teams of three or more from the same organization, the third and subsequent registrants qualify for a 50% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.

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Should you be unable to attend, a refund, less a $195 administrative charge, will be made for cancellations received more than 10 business days before the event. We will be pleased to transfer your registration to another member of your company, or credit the registration to another Infocast event if you register within 6 months from the date of this event. If the event is canceled, Infocast’s liability is limited to the refund of the event registration fee only.

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Venue

W Austin
200 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701
512-542-3600

Room Rate: $299.00
Reservation Call In No: 1-866-961-3327
Reservation Web Link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Group Name: ERCOT Market Summit February 2019

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Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson

TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Carl Cho

CITI

Michael Geier

E.ON CLIMATE & RENEWABLES NORTH AMERICA, LLC

Robert Helton

ENGIE NORTH AMERICA

Charlie Hemmeline

TEXAS SOLAR POWER ASSOCIATION

Clifton Karnei

BRAZOS ELECTRIC POWER COOPERATIVE

Cheryl Mele

ERCOT

Brad Parkhurst

OWENS CORNING

Julia Rathgeber

ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COMPANIES OF TEXAS

Khalil Shalabi

AUSTIN ENERGY

Randa Stephenson

LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY

Brian Whitlatch

AEP ENERGY PARTNERS

cPower

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CPower is a demand-side energy management company. We help our customers SAVE on energy costs, EARN revenue, meet their sustainability goals, and increase grid reliability. Our CPower team learns about the intricacies of our customers’ organizations. Then we create for them a CPoweredTM Strategy, consisting of the optimal combination of behind-the-meter program and implementation solutions to suit the specific needs of the customer.

Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT)

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The Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT) is a trade organization of electric companies in Texas. Organized in 1978, AECT provides a forum for member company representatives to exchange information about public policy, and to communicate with government officials and the public. AECT is an advocacy group composed of member companies committed to:

  • Ensuring a modern, reliable infrastructure for the supply & delivery of electricity
  • Supporting efficient competitive markets that are fair to customers and market participants
  • Supporting consistent and predictable oversight and regulation that will promote investment and ensure the stability of Texas’ electric industry
  • Promoting an economically strong and environmentally healthy future for Texas, including conservation and efficient use of available resources

AECT member companies remain dedicated to providing Texas customers with reliable service and are committed to the highest standards of integrity.

CleanTX

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The mission of CleanTX is to accelerate the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through information exchange, thought leadership, and strategic partnerships. Founded in 2006, CleanTX is the nonprofit economic development and professional association for cleantech in Central Texas, a $2.5 Billion industry that employs 20,000 individuals. The CleanTX community encompasses over 250 companies and an active ecosystem of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and regional partners.

CleanTX supports cleantech innovation and adoption by: (1) Providing avenues for networking, education, and information exchange among industry and community stakeholders; (2) Facilitating strategic partnerships to launch forward-looking economic development initiatives; and (3) Promoting the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through increased visibility, thought leadership, access to talent, and connections to local, state and national leaders. Join the CleanTX community.

Environmental Defense Fund

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Texas Coalition for Affordable Power

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Texas Interfaith Power & Light

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Texas Solar Energy Society

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The Wind Coalition

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TREIA – Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance

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TREIA’s Mission is to modernize the power grid to advance renewable energy integration through industry collaboration and strategic alliances. Our Vision is to achieve 50% renewable energy in Texas by 2030.

Founded almost 35 years ago, TREIA’s network of project developers, corporations, financial institution end-users, utilities, manufacturers, service providers, academia and government leaders work to scale renewable energy, grow the local economy, and create jobs. Industry stakeholders are involved in solar, wind, biomass, biofuel, energy efficiency, geothermal, hydro, ocean, and energy storage. TREIA’s platform allows members to connect through quality conferences, cutting-edge webinars, informative luncheon presentations, in-person events, and timely alerts.

In 2015, after the development renewable technologies reached a tipping point and ignited the biggest
transformation in the history of the electric industry, TREIA founded the first annual GridNEXT
Conference, where industry leaders come to learn, connect, and innovate about the latest energy trends
and developments. GridNEXT 2018 is scheduled for October 21-23 in Georgetown, Texas.

RTO Insider

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RTO Insider™ is your eyes and ears on the organized electric markets, putting you “inside the room” at PJM Interconnection, MISO, NYISO, ISO-NE and SPP. We provide independent, objective coverage and analysis of the wholesale electric industry’s markets and policymaking, saving you time and ensuring you don’t miss the issues most important to your interests.

Features include:

  • Coverage of key RTO/ISO committee, subcommittee and task force meetings. We’ll be there when you can’t.
  • Coverage of news events impacting the industry throughout the 35 states managed by the RTOs/ISOs.
  • Coverage of state and federal regulatory (FERC, EPA) & legislative news affecting RTO/ISO stakeholders.
  • Issue Briefs: Concise summaries of major issues (e.g., Order 1000, EPA’s 111(d) rule).

What RTO Insider isn’t: We are not advocates or representatives. You can trust that our coverage will not be slanted to the interests of any member or membership sector.

What RTO Insider is: A source for both the big picture (e.g. analyses of major FERC rulings and RTO stakeholder developments) and the details (why is Manual 28 being changed and what does that mean to me?)

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